Pakistani troops on May 3 opened fire along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reportedly, the ceasefire violation was the first instance after the February 25 agreement signed between India and Pakistan to maintain peace along the Line of Control. While no casualties were reported, a BSF official said, earlier also a similar agreement was signed in 2003 but could not stop ceasefire violations.
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Brazil’s iconic Rio Carnival 2021 has been postponed for the first time in 100 years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Carnival organiser, League of Samba Schools LIESA stated that it is impossible to safely conduct the parades during such times. The decision is likely to impact thousands of Brazilians dependent on the Carnival for livelihood. The country had reported its first COVID case a day after the Carnival 2020 in February.
Courtesy: The Indian Express